At Les Roches, students have plenty of opportunities to develop their own business ideas. Our entrepreneurship specializations, on-campus entrepreneurship association and incubator provide fertile ground for budding entrepreneurs.
Our entrepreneurship specializations encourage students to create innovative solutions to industry needs. Working individually and in teams, students receive coaching and support on how to research, pitch and plan for a business launch. The learning doesn’t stop there — students who come up with proposals that have real-world potential can turn their plans into reality at the incubator.
At Startup Mountain, our entrepreneurship association, students passionate about starting a business can exchange ideas and get inspiration from industry experts. Run by students under the guidance of an experienced entrepreneur, Startup Mountain serves as a networking point and a meeting place for industry-led workshops on designing, pitching and developing business ideas. Students who are ready to put their ideas into action can do so with the help of seed funding and the support of the incubator.
The incubator helps graduates create the ideal conditions for real-world success by providing them with contacts and guidance. The incubator also holds competitions that provide opportunities for seed funding while inviting students to hone their pitching and planning skills.
Les Roches is one of the world’s top-ranked hospitality schools with a global network of campuses across Switzerland, Spain, China, Jordan and the US. Its international hospitality management programs are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
The campus network brings together diverse settings such as the Swiss Alps, the Spanish Riviera, the megacity of Shanghai, the desert kingdom of Jordan and the business travel destination of Chicago.
Students can seamlessly transfer between campuses, giving them a unique opportunity to discover the world and prepare for a career in the global hospitality industry.
Many of the 12,000 Les Roches alumni have gone on to create their own successful business ventures.
“Made in Les Roches” collects and showcases some of the innovative businesses pioneered by the global Les Roches community.